Earlist Wilbourns of Accomack County, Virginia

These are some of the earliest Wilbourns known in America, let alone Virginia.

John Wilkins, 1300 acres, Accomack Co., 9 Sept 1636, p. 378. On E. side of Nansemond R. beginning on S. side of the first brook running S. W. by W along the creek E. S. E. into the woods, N. E. upon land of Mr. White & butting W.upon land of James Knott. 50 acres for his own personal adventure & 1250 acres, transporting 25 persons: Bridgett Craft, Agnis Medlam Rosomae Yetman, Henry Metcalfe, Georg Lee, Paul Trendell, Tho. Vincent, Joane Harman, Richard Ganes, Mary Wells, David Kiffin, Wm Woolfe, Richard Leake, Wm. Hutchinson, Anthony Stensby, Robert Stackhouse, William Willbourne, Michael Bryant, William Crozier, Rowland Raine, Edward Witt, Stephen Barnett, William Crossman, Thomasin, a maid, a Negro.

 

Thomas Wellbourne, 83 acres, Accomack Co. on Fox Island, in Chesipeacke [sic], 4 Apr 1678, p. 637. Being the N. island to Watts’ Island, beginning at S’most side of a little Cedar Hamocke on S. End of Fox Island, Etc. Transporting of 2 persons: Thomas Welbourne, John Welbourne.

Thomas Wellbourne (Welburn) 550 acres, Accomack Co., SE from the Marsh of Muskeeta Point; 21 Apr. 1690, p. 40. Transporting 11 persons: Eliza. Pool, Jo. Thorn, Reb. Hallawell, Jno. Irish, Anne Fish, Gellian Connar, Jos. Mathews, Step. Barrett (or Barnett), Elizabeth Walker, Wm. Adams, Jno. Denny.

SOURCE

Nell Marion Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Land Patents and Grants, 1622-1666 (Clearfield, 2004, orig. 1933).

—, Cavalier and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Vol. 2, 1666-1695 (Virginia state Library, 1977).

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Other Wilbourns in This Series (in alphabetical order):

Early Wilbourns of Accomack County

Early Wilbourns of Albemarle County

Early Wilbourns of Brunswick County

Early Wilbourns of Buckingham County

Early Wilbourns of Campbell County

Early Wilbourns of Caroline County

Early Wilbourns of Cumberland County

Early Wilbourns of Essex County

Early Wilbourns of Fauquier County

Early Wilbourns of Frederick County

Early Wilbourns of Goochland County

Early Wilbourns of Greenville County

Early Wilbourns of Halifax County

Early Wilbourns of King and Queen County

Early Wilbourns of Louisa County

Early Wilbourns of Lunenburg County

Early Wilbourns of Mecklenburg County

Early Wilbourns of Middlesex County

Early Wilbourns of Norfolk County

Early Wilbourns of Powhatan County

Early Wilbourns of Prince Edward County

Early Wilbourns of Prince George County

Early Wilbourns of Prince William County

Early Wilbourns of Princess Anne County

Early Wilbourns of Spotsylvania County

Early Wilbourns of Surry County

Early Wilbourns of Sussex County

Early Wilbourns of Westmoreland County

Most of these posts have names other than Wilbourn. Some posts have hundreds of names.

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